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Old 06-22-2013, 03:09 PM   #441
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That is some very strong benching. I could only dream of a 415 raw. Keep at it, you'll get it.
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Old 06-22-2013, 03:13 PM   #442
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Keep pushing. You're making strides and it should translate to PBs on the platform.
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Old 06-22-2013, 03:13 PM   #443
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3 sub-par bench workouts in a row. I'm not feeling horrible, just 1-2% off. Today the eccentrics felt quick, and less shaky than during my previous 2 efforts. I decided to go for a PR and got stapled.

I'm not down about it. I'm about at 375-380 + 120 in chains. This is about 455-460 on the chest, putting me around a 415-430 raw bench. Considering how hard I have worked for bench improvement over the past 3 years, I'll take this.

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Mate, if you don't like your bench numbers I will happily swap you for mine
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Old 06-22-2013, 04:16 PM   #444
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I like how you always see the positives in every session Steve. Incredible pressing once again big man!
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3 sub-par bench workouts in a row. I'm not feeling horrible, just 1-2% off. Today the eccentrics felt quick, and less shaky than during my previous 2 efforts. I decided to go for a PR and got stapled.

I'm not down about it. I'm about at 375-380 + 120 in chains. This is about 455-460 on the chest, putting me around a 415-430 raw bench. Considering how hard I have worked for bench improvement over the past 3 years, I'll take this.

Bench Press - Slingshot
Bar x 10
135 x 3
225 x 1
315 x 1
315 + 60 chains x 1
315 + 120 chains x 1
335 + 120 chains x 1
355 + 120 chains x 1
390 + 120 chains x fail
Great work Steve! Strong benching!!!
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Old 06-24-2013, 12:20 AM   #446
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Pretty amazing benching for "not quite there", BtB.

You will absolutely smash your goals, I have no doubt whatsoever.
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Old 06-24-2013, 10:08 PM   #447
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Thanks men. I am ready to get this madness on!

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I'm not down about it. I'm about at 375-380 + 120 in chains. This is about 455-460 on the chest, putting me around a 415-430 raw bench. Considering how hard I have worked for bench improvement over the past 3 years, I'll take this.

Bench Press - Slingshot
Bar x 10 135 x 3 225 x 1 315 x 1
315 + 60 chains x 1 315 + 120 chains x 1
335 + 120 chains x 1 355 + 120 chains x 1
390 + 120 chains x fail
Superb benching BTB ... I'm sure you will get 430+ in the meet ... Keep up the great work Sir ...
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Keep it up, platform is right around the corner!
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strong benching

your strength is very impressive btb
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